I’ll be honest, before coming to university I had no idea that student bank accounts were a thing, and so an article like this would have been quite useful! You might be thinking, what’s the point? I already have an account, why do I need another? One word: Freebies! Firstly let’s understand the difference between… Read more » about Everything you need to know about student bank accounts
The summer before starting university can be everything from confusing to exciting to scary. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, so here are the three things I did before uni and the three things I wish I’d done. 1. Get your finances sorted. It’s important to research the cost of tuition, accommodation, and living expenses so… Read more » about 3 things I did before uni and 3 things I wish I’d done
Moving to university can be very daunting and scary. It was for me! I moved from the other side of the country in the middle of nowhere! But, when I learned these 5 tips, it made life much easier for me, now it’s my turn to share them with you! 1 – Pack to perfection!… Read more » about Top 5 things to do before moving to university!
This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Finance & Economics* student, Noah Ahwe. Bournemouth University has excelled in my expectations by providing me with real-life applications, assisting my academic progression, and developing my soft skills, which are highly important to graduate employers. What attracted me to Bournemouth University initially was the variety of courses… Read more » about My experience of studying an Economics degree at BU
When you’re a student, one of the hardest challenges is learning to budget your money. I’m going to outline some of my favourite discounts that you can use for day to day living to save money whilst living as a student. Travel First of all, travel! Whether that’s getting around your local town, commuting… Read more » about My top tips on saving as a student
In this blog, our advisers in the Future Students Enquiry Team share answers to the questions they’re currently being asked about by undergraduate students joining us/thinking about joining us this September. We hope you find it useful! When will I receive a decision on my application? This is a super busy time for Admissions and… Read more » about Joining us this September? Answers to common questions
Congratulations! Now that you have gotten an offer to study at Bournemouth University, I cannot but join other well-wishers to congratulate you, indeed, it is going to be another stride towards attaining your career goal. Obviously, this would take you away from your home country as an international student. Take note that it is compulsory… Read more » about After Receiving an Offer to Study at BU; Some Steps to Take.
The first stage of applying for student finance is to set up an online account. You can do this through Student Finance England (for students from England). It’s best to apply for your finance when applications open, or as early as you can (for most academic years this is from March). However, you can still… Read more » about Understanding Student Finance
This is a guest blog by Tyrell Catumba. Tyrell studied his undergraduate degree in Economics at BU and continued to study his Master’s in Finance. I started at BU in 2016 studying Economics, after visiting all my choices I found that BU was the most well-rounded university, it ticked all my boxes. BU is… Read more » about My undergraduate to postgraduate BU journey
This is a guest blog by Anna Crompton, BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance and MSc International Accounting & Finance student at BU. Anna shares insight about her courses, and her reasons for choosing to study at BU for her Master’s degree. I chose to study BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance at BU for three… Read more » about Anna shares why she stayed at BU to study her Master’s
In this vlog, I’d like to tell you about how I manage a part-time job alongside my studies, as well as how I budget at uni. I hope my top tips are helpful and give you an idea about how to manage your finances when at uni.
Like many international students living and studying abroad for the first time, I was struggled at first to manage my living costs when I came to the UK. After few months of adjusting to my new life, I have experienced and collected some useful tips that may help new students prepare for their upcoming journeys… Read more » about Affordable living costs in Bournemouth – 5 tips for international students